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Portuguese company lights up London for Christmas

While so many Portuguese towns have scrapped Christmas illuminations for a second year running in order to save money, it’s good to learn that a Portuguese company has won the lucrative contract...

Animals put down for lack of treatment money

An increasing amount of people are asking for their pets to be put down when they do not have the money for medical treatments, according to the vice-president of the Portuguese Veterinarian Order...

Weather: Madeira Island on red alert

Madeira Island has been placed on red alert due to severe weather conditions, with excessive rainfall forecasts and wind speeds of up to 130kph.

According to the Portuguese Institute for...

Vultures freed

A large griffon vulture and eight smaller griffons, taken in by RIAS wildlife rehabilitation centre in Ria Formosa after they were found during the autumn migrations “very debilitated”, were freed...

Madeira citizens’ group condemns pig slaughter

“Brutal and culturally unacceptable” - this is how Plataforma Viver, a group of animal rights campaigners from Madeira and Porto Santo, has characterised the traditional rural pig slaughter known...

Workers of Palmela municipal authority had a harrowing experience when they found a human foetus during routine maintenance work on the sewers at Pinhal Novo.

According to Setúbal District...

Portugal in top 20 business-friendly countries

Portugal is the 20th best country in the world to conduct business in, according to a ranking published by Forbes magazine.

Despite the country’s precarious economic state, it was still...

TAP voted best airline in Europe as it prepares for World Cup craze

National airline TAP Air Portugal has been voted “Best Airline Company in Europe” by readers of Global Traveler magazine, an American travel and tourism publication aimed at the business traveller...

Police evacuate A22 tolls protesters

In another sad day for the fight to abolish motorway tolls on the A22 Via do Infante, PSP police were called to evacuate a handful of protesters demonstrating in the galleries of the Parliament in...

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